Schuylkill Explorers

Do you want to learn about the Schuylkill River Watershed?  You are a Schuylkill Explorer!

Schuylkill River Greenways offers several FREE educational programs which provide an opportunity for student and community groups to learn about the Schuylkill River Watershed, watershed threats and protection, and other environmental education lessons such as birding, native plant and tree identification, and water quality testing.

Under the direction of SRG Education staff, participants foster an appreciation for nature and an understanding of how positive changes in personal behavior has positive changes on the environment.

Learn about the watershed through environmental activities such as birding, native plant identification, and water demonstrations. Program lessons are dependent on learning goals and age range.

Available May-September, Monday-Friday

Group visits will include a tour of our River of Revolutions Interpretive Center, a guided walk along the Pottstown RiverWalk and Schuylkill River Trail and a water quality and/or macro-invertebrate testing activity in the Manatawny Creek and/or Schuylkill River.

  • Best for ages 7 and up, with programming tailored to your group.
  • Group size – up to 20 people.
  • Group visit times vary from 1.5-3 hours



Heritage Area Map
Schuylkill Explorers Can Come to You

Year Round, Monday-Friday

Students will learn what a watershed is and how it functions. Lesson includes Schuylkill River Watershed map review and interactive activity that demonstrates how land use and storm water runoff contribute to water pollution. Lessons can also include native plant and tree identification indoors or outdoors.

  • Best for grades 1st - 8th
  • Can accommodate standard classroom sizes and multiple classrooms in one visit
  • Can include outdoor excursion dependent on location and time of year
  • Time frame flexible per group objectives and availability, usually a minimum of 30 minutes

To learn more about Schuylkill Education Programs or to schedule a group visit please contact Ayashe Ramey at 484-945-0200 or

To learn more about Schuylkill Education Programs or to schedule a group visit please contact Ayashe Ramey, Education Director, at 484-945-0200 or